2017 Mercedes E-Class Coupe Revealed: 5 Key Changes To Know

Dec 15, 2016 07:48 AM EST | Mariechris Felipe

After a catalog leak surfaced online that gave us clues and details about the new 2017 Mercedes E-Class Coupe, Mercedes officially revealed today the 2017 Mercedes E-Class Coupe ahead of its scheduled debut at next month's Detroit Auto Show. The new model is separated radically from its predecessor on multiple levels and is now enjoying a sportier look, and more.

Here are 5 key changes to know about the new generation of the E-Class Coupe.


The 2017 Mercedes E-Class Coupe stands out for having a completely new design. From now on, this two - door coupe derived from sedans will have their own design which is easily recognizable according to CarAdvice.

As anticipated by studying the first test units hunted by our photographers, the 2017 Mercedes E-Class Coupe is between the Class C and Class S Coupe, acquiring the shape and number of features of these models. Its design includes a dynamic image, which separates it even more than the sedan from which it derives. Its design is both sportier and less bourgeois than its predecessor.

Increased In Size

Although it may not seem so at first glance, the 2017 Mercedes E-Class Coupe grows in all its dimensions at 113 mm long and 74 mm wide. This gives the model more space in the passenger seat. Despite the apparent increase in size, thanks to new forms and especially the new proportions of its body, it does not appear to have grown: making it look more stylish than ever.

Luxury At Its Best

The German brand is putting much effort into their latest releases in materials and finishes, however, the result found in the 2017 Mercedes E-Class Coupe can define luxury at its best. Like the current Class E, it is strongly influenced by the current Class S. it has the same dashboard and seats, including two horizontal screens. The quality of the different elements is trimmed and embedded patiently. The interior can be customized in many ways, including a system of LED ambient lighting that lets you choose from 64 different colors.

New Technology

There's more tech than ever before with the 2017 Mercedes E-Class Coupe, as said by the Washington Post. Starting with the dashboard, one can find the huge 12.3 - inch screens, settings released in the current Class S. In the area of connectivity, we find the latest systems, with connectivity Apple carplay or Android Auto for our smartphone, Wi-Fi point, USB connection and of course access and system wireless charging for our mobile device.

As for driving assistance, one can also find the latest catalog of the Dalmier group in this area, with systems like Drive Pilot, remotely parking system or partial autopilot function. One of the most striking technological details that opens the 2017 Mercedes E-Class Coupe is the welcome feature of the taillights, which acts on the brake lights activating the LEDs sequentially. Inside out when the vehicle is open and counterclockwise when closed.

Better Efficiency

Mercedes has just presented an initial range of 4 engines for the 2017 Mercedes E-Class Coupe: the diesel engine, the frugal E200d, the AWD version andthe E400 4MATIC. Rumors that the there will be an AMG sports version for later are strong. But for now, customers will find at dealerships ranges that have better efficiency.

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